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Document 32022L0905

Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2022/905 of 9 June 2022 amending Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC as regards the protocols for the examination of certain varieties of agricultural plant species and vegetable species (Text with EEA relevance)

C/2022/3646

OJ L 157, 10.6.2022, p. 1–8 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dir_impl/2022/905/oj

10.6.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 157/1


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DIRECTIVE (EU) 2022/905

of 9 June 2022

amending Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC as regards the protocols for the examination of certain varieties of agricultural plant species and vegetable species

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Directive 2002/53/EC of 13 June 2002 on the common catalogue of varieties of agricultural plant species (1), and in particular Article 7(2), points (a) and (b), thereof,

Having regard to Council Directive 2002/55/EC of 13 June 2002 on the marketing of vegetable seed (2), and in particular Article 7(2), points (a) and (b), thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Directives 2003/90/EC (3) and 2003/91/EC (4) aim to ensure that the varieties of agricultural plant species and vegetable species that Member States include in their national catalogues comply with the protocols established by the Community Plant Variety Office (‘CPVO’). In particular, those Directives aim to ensure compliance with the rules concerning the characteristics to be covered as a minimum by the examination and the minimum conditions for examining certain varieties of agricultural plant and vegetable species. For the species not covered by the CPVO protocols those Directives aim to ensure compliance with guidelines of the International Union for Protection of New Varieties of Plants (‘UPOV’).

(2)

The CPVO has established further protocols and has updated existing ones, in particular as regards cocksfoot, lucerne, sand lucerne, small timothy, timothy, red clover, hemp, rye, triticale, spinach beet or chard, savoy cabbage, white cabbage and red cabbage, leaf chicory, watermelon, melon, fennel, lettuce, tomato, spinach and tomato rootstocks. Those developments should be reflected in Union law.

(3)

Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

Member States are to apply the new rules from 1 January 2023. However, for certain varieties that were not accepted for inclusion in the Common Catalogue of varieties of agricultural plant or vegetable species, official examinations, which are not yet finalised, have started prior to 1 January 2023 in accordance with Directive 2003/90/EC or Directive 2003/91/EC as they stood before being amended by this Directive. In order not to disrupt those examinations, they should be subject to those previous rules.

(5)

The measures provided for in this Directive are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DIRECTIVE:

Article 1

Amendments to Directive 2003/90/EC

Annexes I and II to Directive 2003/90/EC are replaced by the text set out in Part A of the Annex to this Directive.

Article 2

Amendments to Directive 2003/91/EC

The Annexes to Directive 2003/91/EC are replaced by the text set out in Part B of the Annex to this Directive.

Article 3

Transposition

1.   Member States shall adopt and publish, by 31 December 2022 at the latest, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive. They shall forthwith communicate to the Commission the text of those provisions. They shall apply those provisions from 1 January 2023.

When Member States adopt those provisions, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or be accompanied by such a reference on the occasion of their official publication. Member States shall determine how such reference is to be made.

2.   Member States shall communicate to the Commission the text of the main provisions of national law, which they adopt in the field covered by this Directive.

Article 4

Transitional measures

For official examinations of varieties started before 1 January 2023 but which are not yet finalised Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC shall apply as they stood before being amended by this Directive.

Article 5

Entry into force

This Directive shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Article 6

Addressees

This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 9 June 2022.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)  OJ L 193, 20.7.2002, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 193, 20.7.2002, p. 33.

(3)  Commission Directive 2003/90/EC of 6 October 2003 setting out implementing measures for the purposes of Article 7 of Council Directive 2002/53/EC as regards the characteristics to be covered as a minimum by the examination and the minimum conditions for examining certain varieties of agricultural plant species (OJ L 254, 8.10.2003, p. 7).

(4)  Commission Directive 2003/91/EC of 6 October 2003 setting out implementing measures for the purposes of Article 7 of Council Directive 2002/55/EC as regards the characteristics to be covered as a minimum by the examination and the minimum conditions for examining certain varieties of vegetable species (OJ L 254, 8.10.2003, p. 11).


ANNEX

PART A

‘ANNEX I

List of species referred to in Article 1(2), point (a), which are to comply with CPVO technical protocols  (*1)

Scientific name

Common name

CPVO protocol

Dactylis glomerata L.

Cocksfoot

TP 31/1 of 25.3.2021

Festuca arundinacea Schreb.

Tall fescue

TP 39/1 of 1.10.2015

Festuca filiformis Pourr.

Fine-leaved sheep’s fescue

TP 67/1 of 23.6.2011

Festuca ovina L.

Sheep’s fescue

TP 67/1 of 23.6.2011

Festuca pratensis Huds.

Meadow fescue

TP 39/1 of 1.10.2015

Festuca rubra L.

Red fescue

TP 67/1 of 23.6.2011

Festuca trachyphylla (Hack.) Hack.

Hard fescue

TP 67/1 of 23.6.2011

Lolium multiflorum Lam.

Italian ryegrass

TP 4/2 of 19.3.2019

Lolium perenne L.

Perennial ryegrass

TP 4/2 of 19.3.2019

Lolium x hybridum Hausskn.

Hybrid ryegrass

TP 4/2 of 19.3.2019

Medicago sativa L.

Lucerne

TP /6/1 of 22.12.2021

Medicago x varia T. Martyn

Sand lucerne

TP 6/1 of 22.12.2021

Phleum nodosum L.

Small timothy

TP 34/1 of 22.12.2021

Phleum pratense L.

Timothy

TP 34/1 of 22.12.2021

Pisum sativum L. (partim)

Field pea

TP 7/2 Rev. 3 Corr of 16.3.2020

Poa pratensis L.

Smooth-stalked meadow grass

TP 33/1 of 15.3.2017

Trifolium pratense L.

Red clover

TP 5/1 of 22.12.2021

Vicia faba L.

Field bean

TP 8/1 of 19.3.2019

Vicia sativa L.

Common vetch

TP 32/1 of 19.4.2016

Brassica napus L. var. napobrassica (L.) Rchb.

Swede

TP 89/1 of 11.3.2015

Raphanus sativus L. var. oleiformis Pers.

Fodder radish

TP 178/1 of 15.3.2017

Brassica napus L. (partim)

Swede rape

TP 36/3 of 21.4.2020

Cannabis sativa L.

Hemp

TP 276/2 of 1.2.2022

Glycine max (L.) Merr.

Soya bean

TP 80/1 of 15.3.2017

Gossypium spp.

Cotton

TP 88/2 of 11.12.2020

Helianthus annuus L.

Sunflower

TP 81/1 of 31.10.2002

Linum usitatissimum L.

Flax/Linseed

TP 57/2 of 19.3.2014

Sinapis alba L.

White mustard

TP 179/1 of 15.3.2017

Avena nuda L.

Small naked oat, Hulless oat

TP 20/3 of 6.3.2020

Avena sativa L. (includes A. byzantina K. Koch)

Oats and Red oat

TP 20/3 of 6.3.2020

Hordeum vulgare L.

Barley

TP 19/5 of 19.3.2019

Oryza sativa L.

Rice

TP 16/3 of 1.10.2015

Secale cereale L.

Rye

TP 58/1 Rev of 27.4.2022

Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor

Sorghum

TP 122/1 of 19.3.2019

Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. drummondii (Steud.) de Wet ex Davidse

Sudan grass

TP 122/1 of 19.3.2019

Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. bicolor x Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. drummondii (Steud.) de Wet ex Davidse

Hybrids resulting from the crossing of Sorghum bicolor subsp. bicolor and Sorghum bicolor subsp. drummondii

TP 122/1 of 19.3.2019

xTriticosecale Wittm. ex A. Camus

Hybrids resulting from the crossing of a species of the genus Triticum and a species of the genus Secale

TP 121/3 of 27.4.2022

Triticum aestivum L. subsp. aestivum

Wheat

TP 3/5 of 19.3.2019

Triticum turgidum L. subsp. durum (Desf.) van Slageren

Durum wheat

TP 120/3 of 19.3.2014

Zea mays L. (partim)

Maize

TP 2/3 of 11.3.2010

Solanum tuberosum L.

Potato

TP 23/3 of 15.3.2017

ANNEX II

List of species referred to in Article 1(2), point (b), which are to comply with UPOV test guidelines  (*2)

Scientific name

Common name

UPOV guideline

Beta vulgaris L.

Fodder beet

TG/150/3 of 4.11.1994

Agrostis canina L.

Velvet bent

TG/30/6 of 12.10.1990

Agrostis gigantea Roth

Red top

TG/30/6 of 12.10.1990

Agrostis stolonifera L.

Creeping bent grass

TG/30/6 of 12.10.1990

Agrostis capillaris L.

Brown top

TG/30/6 of 12.10.1990

Bromus catharticus Vahl

Rescue grass

TG/180/3 of 4.4.2001

Bromus sitchensis Trin.

Alaska brome grass

TG/180/3 of 4.4.2001

 

 

 

xFestulolium Asch. et Graebn.

Hybrids resulting from the crossing of a species of the genus Festuca with a species of the genus Lolium

TG/243/1 of 9.4.2008

Lotus corniculatus L.

Birdsfoot trefoil

TG 193/1 of 9.4.2008

Lupinus albus L.

White lupin

TG/66/4 of 31.3.2004

Lupinus angustifolius L.

Narrow-leaved lupin

TG/66/4 of 31.3.2004

Lupinus luteus L.

Yellow lupin

TG/66/4 of 31.3.2004

Medicago doliata Carmign.

Straight-spined medic

TG/228/1 of 5.4.2006

Medicago italica (Mill.) Fiori

Disc medic

TG/228/1 of 5.4.2006

Medicago littoralis Rohde ex Loisel.

Shore medic/Strand medic

TG/228/1 of 5.4.2006

Medicago lupulina L.

Trefoil

TG/228/1 of 5.4.2006

Medicago murex Willd.

Sphere medic

TG/228/1 of 5.4.2006

Medicago polymorpha L.

Bur medic

TG/228/1 of 5.4.2006

Medicago rugosa Desr.

Wrinkled medic/Gama medic

TG/228/1 of 5.4.2006

Medicago scutellata (L.) Mill.

Snail medic/Shield medic

TG/228/1 of 5.4.2006

Medicago truncatula Gaertn.

Barrel medic

TG/228/1 of 5.4.2006

Trifolium repens L.

White clover

TG/38/7 of 9.4.2003

Trifolium subterraneum L.

Subterranean clover

TG/170/3 of 4.4.2001

Phacelia tanacetifolia Benth.

California Bluebell

TG/319/1 of 5.4.2017

Arachis hypogaea L.

Groundnut/Peanut

TG/93/4 of 9.4.2014

Brassica juncea (L.) Czern

Brown mustard

TG/335/1 of 17.12.2020

Brassica rapa L. var. silvestris (Lam.) Briggs

Turnip rape

TG/185/3 of 17.4.2002

Carthamus tinctorius L.

Safflower

TG/134/3 of 12.10.1990

Papaver somniferum L.

Poppy

TG/166/4 of 9.4.2014

PART B

‘ANNEX I

List of species referred to in Article 1(2), point (a), which are to comply with CPVO technical protocols  (*3)

Scientific name

Common name

CPVO protocol

Allium cepa L. (Cepa group)

Onion and Echalion

TP 46/2 of 1.4.2009

Allium cepa L. (Aggregatum group)

Shallot

TP 46/2 of 1.4.2009

Allium fistulosum L.

Japanese bunching onion or Welsh onion

TP 161/1 of 11.3.2010

Allium porrum L.

Leek

TP 85/2 of 1.4.2009

Allium sativum L.

Garlic

TP 162/1 Corr of 25.3.2004

Allium schoenoprasum L.

Chives

TP 198/2 of 11.3.2015

Apium graveolens L.

Celery

TP 82/1 of 13.3.2008

Apium graveolens L.

Celeriac

TP 74/1 of 13.3.2008

Asparagus officinalis L.

Asparagus

TP 130/2 of 16.2.2011

Beta vulgaris L.

Beetroot including Cheltenham beet

TP 60/1 of 1.4.2009

Beta vulgaris L.

Spinach beet or Chard

TP 106/2 of 14.4.2021

Brassica oleracea L.

Curly kale

TP 90/1 of 16.2.2011

Brassica oleracea L.

Cauliflower

TP 45/2 Rev. 2 of 21.3.2018

Brassica oleracea L.

Sprouting broccoli or Calabrese

TP 151/2 Rev. 2 of 21.4.2020

Brassica oleracea L.

Brussels sprouts

TP 54/2 Rev. of 15.3.2017

Brassica oleracea L.

Kohlrabi

TP 65/1 Rev. of 15.3.2017

Brassica oleracea L.

Savoy cabbage, White cabbage and Red cabbage

TP 48/3 Rev. 2 of 25.3.2021

Brassica rapa L.

Chinese cabbage

TP 105/1 of 13.3.2008

Capsicum annuum L.

Chilli or Pepper

TP 76/2 Rev. 2 Corr of 21.4.2020

Cichorium endivia L.

Curled-leaved endive and Plain-leaved endive

TP 118/3 of 19.3.2014

Cichorium intybus L.

Industrial chicory

TP 172/2 of 1.12.2005

Cichorium intybus L.

Leaf chicory

TP 154/1 Rev.2 Corr of 14.4.2021

Cichorium intybus L.

Witloof chicory

TP 173/2 of 21.3.2018

Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. et Nakai

Watermelon

TP 142/2 Rev of 14.4.2021

Cucumis melo L.

Melon

TP 104/2 Rev. 2 of 25.3.2021

Cucumis sativus L.

Cucumber and Gherkin

TP 61/2 Rev. 2 of 19.3.2019

Cucurbita maxima Duchesne

Gourd

TP 155/1 of 11.3.2015

Cucurbita pepo L.

Marrow or Courgette

TP 119/1 Rev. of 19.3.2014

Cynara cardunculus L.

Globe artichoke and Cardoon

TP 184/2 Rev. of 6.3.2020

Daucus carota L.

Carrot and Fodder carrot

TP 49/3 of 13.3.2008

Foeniculum vulgare Mill.

Fennel

TP 183/2 of 14.4.2021

Lactuca sativa L.

Lettuce

TP 13/6 Rev. 3 of 27.4.2022

Solanum lycopersicum L.

Tomato

TP 44/4 Rev. 5 of 14.4.2021

Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman ex A. W. Hill

Parsley

TP 136/1 Corr of 21.3.2007

Phaseolus coccineus L.

Runner bean

TP 9/1 of 21.3.2007

Phaseolus vulgaris L.

Dwarf French bean and Climbing French bean

TP 12/4 of 27.2.2013

Pisum sativum L. (partim)

Wrinkled pea, Round pea and Sugar pea

TP 7/2 Rev. 3 Corr of 16.3.2020

Raphanus sativus L.

Radish, Black radish

TP 64/2 Rev. Corr of 11.3.2015

Rheum rhabarbarum L

Rhubarb

TP 62/1 of 19.4.2016

Scorzonera hispanica L.

Scorzonera or Black salsify

TP 116/1 of 11.3.2015

Solanum melongena L.

Aubergine or Egg plant

TP 117/1 of 13.3.2008

Spinacia oleracea L.

Spinach

TP 55/5 Rev. 4 of 27.4.2022

Valerianella locusta (L.) Laterr.

Corn salad or Lamb’s lettuce

TP 75/2 of 21.3.2007

Vicia faba L. (partim)

Broad bean

TP 206/1 of 25.3.2004

Zea mays L. (partim)

Sweet corn and Pop corn

TP 2/3 of 11.3.2010

Solanum habrochaites S. Knapp & D.M. Spooner; Solanum lycopersicum L. x Solanum habrochaites S. Knapp & D.M. Spooner; Solanum lycopersicum L. x Solanum peruvianum (L.) Mill.; Solanum lycopersicum L. x Solanum cheesmaniae (L. Ridley) Fosberg; Solanum pimpinellifolium L. x Solanum habrochaites S. Knapp & D.M. Spooner

Tomato rootstocks

TP 294/1 Rev. 5 of 14.4.2021

Cucurbita maxima Duchesne x Cucurbita moschata Duchesne

Interspecific hybrids of Cucurbita maxima Duchesne x Cucurbita moschata Duchesne for use as rootstocks

TP 311/1 of 15.3.2017

ANNEX II

List of species referred to in Article 1(2), point (b), which are to comply with UPOV test guidelines  (*4)

Scientific name

Common name

UPOV guideline

Brassica rapa L.

Turnip

TG/37/10 of 4.4.2001


(*1)  The text of these protocols can be found on the CPVO web site (www.cpvo.europa.eu).

(*2)  The text of these guidelines can be found on the UPOV web site (www.upov.int).

(*3)  The text of these protocols can be found on the CPVO web site (www.cpvo.europa.eu).

(*4)  The text of these guidelines can be found on the UPOV web site (www.upov.int).


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